Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1106927

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987



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County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Loxbeare

National Grid Reference: SS 92174 14286


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13/101 Calverleigh Cottage -


House. C17 or earlier origins; C19 extension. Colourwashed and rendered, probably stone rubble; slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks to C19 addition, massive stack with shaft replaced by metal pipe to earlier block. Plan: Symmetrical plan to the C19 block at the left end which consists of 2 principal rooms, one on either side of a passage containing the stair. A short rear wing, gabled to the rear, and a rear lean-to contain service rooms, a stair and an axial passage linking this block to the earlier house at the right. The earlier house consists of 2 rooms, the left one heated, and has been subdivided into smaller rooms on the ground floor. Exterior: 2 storeys and attic to the left, 2 storeys to the right. 3-bay front to the C19 block with a central panelled front door with a rectangular fanlight and a flat porch canopy on moulded brackets. Tall 2-light casements flank the front door, timber sashes with glazing bars to first floor, 2 gabled full dormers to attic. 4 window front to adjoining block approximately in centre, has a lower roofline, front door approximately in centre, fenestration of timber casements with glazing bars. Interior: The older part of the house is of jointed cruck construction and preserves one jointed cruck truss (apex inaccessible at time of survey) over the left hand room and a framed partition above an incomplete section of plank and muntin screen between the 2 rooms. Chamfered axial beam to (sub-divided) right hand room; chamfered scroll-stopped cross beam to left hand room. The massive fireplace is partly blocked but an early lintel and jambs may survive. The C19 block has co-eval chimneypieces and iron grates to the first floor; C18 2-panel doors may be re-used or may survive from an earlier phase of extension.

Listing NGR: SS9217414286


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Legacy System number: 96744

Legacy System: LBS

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